Something to be thankful for

As we prepare our hearts, minds, and bellies for the season of giving thanks, I found a symbolic comparison of those English immigrants and refugees to the journey dentists face.

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How Deep Is The Connection Between Gum Disease And COVID-19 Complications?

A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology came up with an interesting fact that there is a strong association between periodontitis and the complications of COVID-19. After

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Healing Craze Lines and Fractures with Hydroxyapatite

Cracked teeth are the third most common reason for tooth loss.1 But when it comes to your teeth, a crack is not just a crack.  You may have what looks

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Are Permanent Retainers the Right Choice for You?

Retainers are appliances you should wear once you remove your braces. They are either permanent or removable.  A permanent or fixed retainer is, basically, a piece of metal wire attached

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Hydroxyapatite Vs. Fluoride: How Do They Compare?

Dentists have recommended fluoride toothpaste for stronger cavity-resistant teeth for decades.1 It is still considered the “gold standard” in dental schools, despite its safety concerns. But there’s a new ingredient

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Benefits of Oral Probiotics & Best Strains

Probiotics are microorganisms (mainly bacteria) that provide benefits to humans – from the prevention of bad breath and cavities to improved gum health.  Probiotics in oral health are supported by years

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‘Heal Your Oral Microbiome’ Book Review

Many health-related articles and websites point to having a healthy gut microbiome as the key to living an overall healthy lifestyle. However, before the gut microbiome comes into the picture,

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Building trust with our patients

As dentists, we took a professional oath to care for our patients. We entered the profession with the ideological belief that we can and will make a difference in our

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Business side of dentistry: Golden rules of marketing

Editor’s note: This is the tenth article in a series exploring the business aspects of the dental profession, from starting a practice and marketing to hiring staff and finances. Dr.

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